Australia, Random Ramblings, Travel, United Kingdom

Putting Down Roots

...but where?  -- and do we really, truly want to? When you've lived most of your life reaching for a better life, making one decision after another in the pursuit of financial security for your family, it comes as a bit of a shock when you're finally there!  Our lives up until this point have… Continue reading Putting Down Roots

Minimalism

Part 2, Our Slow Move Towards Minimalism: A Move Abroad…

{ For the first installment, here's Part One   } The next step in our journey from the chaos of our sloppy, messy, 'pile-filled' home to a more minimalist approach came in early 2009. In late 2008 Mitch came home from work after a conversation with some of his work mates and asked me, 'Hey… Continue reading Part 2, Our Slow Move Towards Minimalism: A Move Abroad…

Europe, Travel

Amsterdam for the Weekend…

15 years of marriage?  yikes, how did that creep up so quickly? Almost 10 years ago Mitch and I were 24 years young and jumped at an opportunity for my Mother-In-Law to watch the kids for a few days whilst we snuck away together.  We escaped to a cheap caravan in Toowoomba (Queensland, Australia) during… Continue reading Amsterdam for the Weekend…